Aida National Franchises has just been named - for the second year running -
as the best real estate company to work for in South Africa.
It has once again been included in the Corporate Research Foundation's
independent publication detailing the best companies to work for in SA - and
is still the only company in the real estate sector to feature on this
The CRF's rating is based on a host of criteria judged objectively by an
independent panel headed by Prof Linda de Vries of the University of the
Western Cape and comprised of some of South Africa's top business
organisations, analysts and journalists.
Criteria include the work environment, recruitment strategies, career
opportunities, development of people, innovation strategies, job security
and company ethics and morality, among others.
But, says Aida CEO Alex Fenwick, he believes the biggest reason the company
received this accolade is the quality of people the company attracts. "As a
real estate company, we are in the service industry and it is impossible to
separate levels of service and the people who deliver that service.
"Aida's inclusion in the 7th edition of The Best Companies to Work for in
South Africa speaks volumes about the quality and commitment of everybody in
our company, from our agents to our administrative support staff and the